Tag Archives: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

2 Johns Hopkins Institutions Launch Joint Effort to Help Transform Healthcare Delivery

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and Johns Hopkins Medicine have partnered with the goal to help transform diagnosis and treatment of diseases through data analytics and systems engineering methods. APL said Monday the partnership seeks to bring together the Individualized Health Initiative and other Johns Hopkins assets in the field of precision medicine as well as …

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John Allen, Michael Griffin, Samuel Locklear Named Senior Fellows at Johns Hopkins APL

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Michael Griffin, chairman and CEO of Schafer Corp., as well as military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as APL senior fellows. APL said Tuesday Allen, Griffin and Locklear bring leadership and expertise to the lab’s senior fellows program that seeks to address the priorities of …

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Leidos-Endeavor Robotics Team to Compete for Navy’s Bomb Disposal Program Increments 2 & 3

Leidos and Endeavor Robotics have forged a partnership to bid for increments two and three of the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System program. Tom Frost, president of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Monday the company will combine its experience in ground robotics systems integration with Leidos’ resources …

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Johns Hopkins APL’s Remote-Controlled System Seeks to Assess Railway Incidents

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have developed a remote-controlled system that works to provide reconnaissance data in order to help law enforcement officials and first responders evaluate railway incidents. Johns Hopkins APL’s Instrumented Rail Inspection System has near and visible infrared cameras and a set of sensors …

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Patrick Binning to Lead Johns Hopkins APL’s Natl Security Space Mission Area

Patrick Binning, formerly a program manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as mission area executive for national security space at APL. Binning will lead the organization’s efforts to build space-based technologies for the national security sector, APL said Thursday. He is an aerospace industry veteran with 25 years of program management, research,  development, …

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Ama Romaine Named General Counsel of Johns Hopkins APL

Ama Romaine, formerly a vice president and senior counsel at Hilton Worldwide, has been appointed general counsel and supervisor of the office of counsel at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. Throughout her career, she has provided legal advisory services in the hospitality, financial services, energy and project finance industries, JHUAPL said Friday. “I am …

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Johns Hopkins APL’s Instrument Aboard Lockheed-Built Spacecraft Seeks to Study Jupiter’s Aurora Formation

A NASA spacecraft with a Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory-built instrument that works to measure high-energy particles is scheduled to reach Jupiter on July 4 as part of a mission to study the planet and the universe. Johns Hopkins APL’s Jupiter Energetic Particle Detector Instrument onboard the Lockheed Martin-built Juno …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Use Virtual Reality for Prosthetics Education of Wounded Warriors’ Children

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a $375,000 grant to teach the children of wounded soldiers about prosthetics with the use of virtual reality. APL will also provide hands-on demonstrations for elementary, middle and high school students to help draw their interest in science, technology, engineering …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Harsco Form Unmanned Rail Security Tech Alliance; Jim Resio Comments

Harsco’s Protran Technology unit and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have formed a partnership to market an unmanned vehicle technology designed to help operators manage the safety and security of rail operations. The alliance seeks to introduce the Instrumented Rail Inspection System offering to the entire Harsco network of railway and urban …

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NASA Releases Mercury’s Initial Global Topographic Model from Messenger Mission; Kris Becker Comments

NASA’s Planetary Data System has unveiled Mercury’s initial global digital elevation model produced through the use of at least 100,000 images and data collected by the space agency’s MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging spacecraft. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory said Friday the global DEM details the planet’s lowest and highest …

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Preston Dunlap Appointed as Johns Hopkins APL Mission Area Executive; Mark Lewellyn Comments

Preston Dunlap, formerly a national security fellow in the National Security Analysis Department at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as national security analysis mission areas executive at APL. Dunlap was most recently responsible for APL’s initiatives and partnerships with the government to further the development of …

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Stephen Lewia to Lead Strategic Deterrence Mission Area at Johns Hopkins APL

Stephen Lewia, who joined Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in 2012, has been appointed mission area executive for strategic deterrence at the Maryland-based research and development organization. He most recently served as deputy mission area executive at APL’s force projection sector, where he coordinated internal operations and oversaw technical reviews and …

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